jsiemes at web
Apr 30, 2002, 3:42 AM
Post #2 of 2
"Kevin Flanagan" <kevin [at] flanagannc> schrieb am 30.04.02:
> I just found syslinux from freshmeat.net, I'm trying to build a boot
> disk that will do the following.
> - Boot an OS from floppy
> - Partition hard disk >4GB
> - format hard disk, with specific cluster sizes
> - perhaps load a network stack
> I'm trying to automate system builds, but DOS based disks have the
> limitation of not being able to do many types of file systems, if you
> convert later you are stuck with small cluster sizes.
use syslinux, a linux kernel and a suitable initrd.
If you like to have net-booted installs you can also play around
with pxelinux, it supports PXE-enabled network cards.
I think someone else already has done this, look at the mailing list
archives for this.
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